Long added that Vietnam currently has nearly 70 million gasoline-powered motorbikes and the number of motorbike users is well above the number of auto owners. He also noted that the demand for e-motorcycles and e-scooters is sure to be high in the future, therefore preferential policies for e-motorbike buyers are vital. Vietnam has seen strong sales of motorbikes but most gasoline-powered motorbikes are manufactured and supplied by foreign firms. Meanwhile, Indonesia and China have offered support policies to urge residents to shift to e-motorbikes. With a monthly salary of VND12-15 million (US$504-630), buying an electric car is beyond the capability of most office workers despite support policies.
Mar 21 2023